Kim Clark Pakstys
Managing Director, CFO Advisory

Kim Clark Pakstys focuses on strategy, organization development, and operational excellence to advise CFOs on finance transformation best practices. Working with publicly traded, private, and private equity businesses, she helps C-suite leaders shape portfolios, mature and transform operations, align resources, operationalize ESG, and mitigate risk. As co-leader of CohnReznick’s Performance Improvement practice, Kim focuses on increasing collaboration across service lines and creating new services to help clients drive growth.

Serving multiple industries across five continents, Kim has enabled strategy, M&A, and enterprise transformations – reimagining and scaling operations, creating value, expanding portfolios, revitalizing talent, and driving growth. Her deep industry experience includes professional services, information and communication technologies, systems integrators, aerospace and defense, research institutes, industrials, consumer products, nonprofits, and universities. She has also worked with government agencies at the federal, state, and local levels including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration, the Department of Defense, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Department of Homeland Security.

During stints at top-tier organizations and as an entrepreneur, Kim built strong expertise in M&A, strategy, organization design, operational excellence, talent development and management, customer engagement, and partnerships. As National Strategy and Transformation Leader for a major global accounting firm, she shaped and executed the growth strategy and built a scalable advisory practice providing transformation, restructure, and integration services.


Masters of Art, Business Management – Marymount University

BS, Business Administration - The Ohio State University

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Office | 703-744-7445

Tysons, VA

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The Consulting Report names Clark Pakstys a Top 25 Private Equity Consultant and Leader of 2023